December 23, 2018 9:49 am

Halifax taxi driver arrested after alleged hit-and-run sends pedestrian to hospital

Halifax Regional Police officers have arrested a taxi driver following an alleged hit-and-run.

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Halifax Regional Police officers have arrested a taxi driver following an alleged hit-and-run that sent a pedestrian to hospital.

Police say they responded to the collision at the intersection of Robie Street and Cogswell Street just after 3:30 a.m. on Sunday.

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They say a man had been crossing Cogswell Street and was hit by a taxi as it was travelling east on Quinpool Road.

The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say they arrested the taxi driver for allegedly leaving the scene of the crash, but did not say whether he was facing any charges.

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The investigation is ongoing.

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